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“The Search” Winners will advance to compete in the 2020 MISS OHIO USA® Pageant. The MISS OHIO USA® Pageant is independently produced by Proctor Productions, LLC. under license from The Miss Universe Organization / IMG / WME - IMG Universe. Please complete the Entry and Registration sections of this form, carefully read the Rules, Regulations & Eligibility information. This document must be completed, signed and dated.

The top three contestants with the most votes receives, a title below, a Scholarship of $395 that goes to cover your entry fee for 2020 MISS OHIO USA, and a 5x7 ad page in the official pageant magazine.


Must be at least 18 and under 28 as of JANAURY 1, 2020.

Rules, Regulations & Eligibility Please Read Carefully

1. I am not married, have never been married and have never had a marriage annulled.

2. I have never given birth to a child and am not now pregnant nor am I a parent.

3. I have not participated in a previous national MISS USA Pageant.

4. I am recognized legally as female in the United States.

5. I am a citizen of the United States

6. I now reside, or will have resided, in OHIO as my permanent and primary residence for a period of at least three (3) months immediately prior to the beginning of the 2020 MISS OHIO USA® Pageant (November 9, 2019) or I will have resided in OHIO as a full-time employee or I will have resided in OHIO as a full time student at a college or university for one entire semester immediately prior to the beginning of the 2020 MISS OHIO USA® Pageant which I plan to enter, and I will continue to reside in OHIO as a fulltime student (although I may have spent or be spending the summer in another state).

7. I have not engaged in any activities which, if disclosed to the public, would bring, or tend to bring myself or the State Pageant into public disrepute, ridicule, contempt, or scandal. I am of good health and good moral character.

8. Neither I nor any member of my immediate family are employed by The Miss Universe Organization, any State Director in the MISS USA and/or MISS TEEN USA Pageant system, IMG Worldwide, LLC, Ernst & Young, or, any of the subsidiaries, affiliates or related companies of the foregoing. (If contestant or any member of their immediate family is employed by any of the foregoing or any firm or corporation controlled or affiliated with any of them, then they must notify the state director immediately, in writing, so that their eligibility may be determined.) 

9. I understand and agree that my continued participation is contingent upon my meeting the eligibility requirements above as well as those eligibility requirements set forth in any other documents or agreements required by Proctor Productions LLC, and Miss Universe LP, LLLP.  If selected, I agree to execute any waivers, release agreements and/or entry forms required by Proctor Productions LLC.

10. Any sponsorship fees awarded from this event must be used for the upcoming 2020 MISS OHIO USA® Pageant, scheduled to be held in November 2019. Not redeemable for cash, reimbursements of paid state fees. And cannot be used in conjunction with any other contest or pageant prelim awards and prices.

11. I am free to withdraw from The Search Competition, but under no circumstance will I be entitled to any amount refund or transfer to another participant fee or MISS OHIO USA state pageant fees, either full or part, that I have paid. There will be absolutely no exceptions to this policy.

12. I hereby grant permission to Proctor Productions LLC., the use my name, likeness, photograph, voice, and biographical material, in any manner and in any and all media whatsoever (whether now or hereafter known or devised), in connection with the development, production, exhibition, advertising, publicity, promotion, marketing, merchandising and other exploitation of the State Pageant.


By the applicant signature below(s), certify that you have read and understand the rules and regulations as set forth above and that the applicant meets the requirements and will comply with the rules and regulations stated. Any untrue statement or failure to comply may result in applicant’s disqualification. Failure of the winning contestant to comply with any of the terms, provisions or obligations hereof shall result in disqualification, loss of title and return of any and all prizes awarded.